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Rise & Shine: Mayor's May Day budget set to spare teacher jobs

  • Mayor Bloomberg plans to spare teachers from layoffs in the executive budget he proposes today. (NY1)
  • Last’s nights Randi Weingarten-Eva Moskowitz debate wasn’t totally bitter. (GothamSchools, Post)
  • Assemblyman James Brennan, a Bloomberg critic, has proposed a law altering mayoral control. (Post)
  • Scott Stringer is proposing something called the Universal Parent Engagement Procedure. (The Villager)
  • Manhattan’s CB 1 passed a resolution supporting big changes to mayoral control. (Downtown Express)
  • All over Manhattan, parents are distressed by being waitlisted for their zoned schools. (Times)
  • In an editorial, The Villager offers concrete suggestions about where to house crowded-out students.
  • The DOE is buying a Queens building so a high school can stay when its lease ends. (Daily News)
  • The Riverdale Press probes why two neighborhood principals are still there, despite parent complaints.
  • Gov. Paterson has proposed a plan for the MTA that would also give money to school districts. (Times)
  • A Park Slope teacher was sent to the rubber room after using a racial epithet in class. (Daily News)
  • Francisco Garabitos says he plans to keep fighting against systemic abuse of teachers. (Riverdale Press)
  • Jay Mathews says a new report is wrong: AP classes haven’t been dumbed down. (Washington Post)